5 questions for Nóirín O'Sullivan

Already weakened following a series of crises, the Garda Commissioner now finds herself having to explain why she ignored warnings of financial irregularities at the Garda training college

14th May, 2017
Noirin O’Sullivan: how can the Garda Commissioner carry out her job if she is constantly firefighting scandals? Picture: Bryan Meade

The accounting fiasco at the Garda training college in Templemore provided the backdrop of yet another bruising week for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

In a shapeshifting saga of a secret “slush fund”, a web of unauthorised bank accounts and allegations of a cover-up, the Garda chief has been put in the unenviable position of having to explain why she ignored legal advice to alert the Tánaiste and Minister for...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Analysis: Watt’s waiving of pay rise gets ministers off the hook – for now

Health Aiden Corkery 16 hours ago

Analysis: Don’t expect fans to play ball with dead rubbers

Sport Emmet Ryan 17 hours ago

Analysis: Financial and political hurdles could block European Super League

Sport Emmet Ryan 1 day ago

Emer McLysaght: Dazed and confused in a new age of A&E